Seamount awards, all-league teams | Baseball
By ADAM MCFADDEN
Renton Reporter Staff Writer
June 5, 2012 · 10:59 AM
After winning the Seamount with a perfect league record, Lindbergh's Benny Benavides won the Seamount's Coach of the Year award.
The Eagles also placed six players on the all-league first team, Tyler Gould (catcher), Matt Stuart (first base), Billy Hernandez (third base), Ryan White (shortstop), Craig Yamaguchi (outfield) and Cooper Stevens (outfield).
Hazen's Kyle Arinobu (second base), Eric Jacobs (outfield), Jake Kolterman (pitcher) and Jimmy Schmidt (pitcher) also made the first team.
Foster's Joel Gonzalez (shortstop), Tyee's Nate Owen (designated hitter) and Kennedy's Anthony McCluskey (utility) rounded out the first team.
Renton placed four on the second team: Kevin Penaloza (designated hitter), Oliver Billon (utility), PJ Mattingly (outfield) and Donovan Saario (outfield). Lindbergh's Derrick Holt made the second as an outfielder. Lindbergh's Stuart and Brett Love made the second team as pitchers. Hazen's Zac Kolterman made the second team at first base.
Tyee's Jordan Owen (catcher), Kennedy's Joe Greaney (second base) and Highline's Ryan Ward (third base) rounded out the second team.
Kyle Nelson, Sam Cook, Cody Moorhead, Schmidt and Alex Gayte earned honorable mention for Hazen. Saario earned honorable mention for Renton. Enrique Martinez and Thomas Richards made honorable mention from Lindbergh.
Final league standings:
Lindbergh 16-3 overall, 14-0 Seamount - Made 2A WCD tournament
Hazen 15-8, 11-3 - Made 3A state tournament
Highline 12-6, 10-4
Kennedy 9-9, 9-5
Renton 6-12, 6-9
Foster 7-14, 5-9 - Made 2A WCD tournament
Tyee 2-14, 2-12
Evergreen 0-15, 0-15
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